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Scytosiphon pygmaeus Reinke

Publication details
Scytosiphon pygmaeus Reinke 1888: 18

Published in: Reinke, J. (1888). Die braunen Algen (Fucaceen und Phaeosporeen) der Kieler Bucht. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 14-20.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon is Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytosiphon pygmaeus Reinke)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Norway (Jaasund 1965).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
McDevit, D.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). A molecular investigation of Canadian Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae) including descriptions of Planosiphon gen. nov. and Scytosiphon promiscuus sp. nov. Botany 95: 653–671, 10 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.

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